This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Feb 2010 21:00:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "ECOBANK NIGERIA PLC" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECOBANK NIGERIA PLC SCAM COMPENSATION OFFICE DEPARTMENT ECOWAS NATIONS STATE/UNITED NATIONS 2010 SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATIONS PAYMENTS. YOUR REF/PAYMENTS CODE: ECB/06654 FOR $500,000 USD ONLY. This is to bring to your notice that our bank (ECOBANK INTL. PLC) is delegated by the ECOWAS/UNITED NATIONS in Central Bank to pay victims of scam $500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Dollars Only). You are listed/approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims to be paid this amount. On this faithful recommendations, want you to alert you that during the last U.N. meetings held at ABUJA (WEST AFRICA), it was accessed/ accumulated of reported cases of fraud that the money lost by various individuals to Africans scam artists operating in syndicates all over the world today is over $239 Million United States Dollars in year 2008, 2009 to fraud in USA alone. http://www.techspot.com/news/29644-US-Citizens-lost-239-million-from-Internet-fraud-in-2007.html In other to compensate victims, the ECOWAS/UNITED NATIONS is now paying victims of such scam $500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Dollars Only Each ). in accordance with the UNITED NATIONS recommendations. The payments are to be remitted by ECOBANK PLC NIGERIA as corresponding paying bank under funding assistance by CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. Benefactor of this compensation award will have to be first cleared by ECOBANK and confirmed as a victim from Africa Scam before scam payment can be effected. We shall feed you with further modalities as soon as we get response from you on how you can receive your compensation payment award. You are to send the following informations to your remittance officer for further verifications. Your Name.______________________ Address.________________________ Phone ._________________________ Amount Defrauded._______________ Country.________________________ Send a copy of your response via email or call your remittance officer quoting your PAYMENT CODE NUMBER(ECB/06654). NAME: SCAMMED VICTIM/REF/PAYMENTS CODE: ECB/06654 ECB/06654 $500,000 USD. TEL :+2347030222506 Email:email@example.com Yours Faithfully, Mrs. FELICIA DUKE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER